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Supermarkets step up to the mark after horsegate

THE ENGLISH pig industry’s latest survey of supermarket shelves shows retailers have increased their support for British-farmed pork, ham and sausages over the past 12 months.   The Porkwatch survey, which is conducted every two months, records the number of product lines that supermarkets allocate to British pork and pork products.   All retailers have…
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Call for commitment on legal pork

BRITISH PIG farmers are challenging caterers, food manufacturers and retailers to make a public commitment that they are not selling illegally-produced meat from farms that are “flouting” new European welfare legislation which outlaws the prolonged confinement of sows in “stalls”.   The National Pig Association (NPA) has set up a website “Wall-of-Fame-and-Shame” which lists companies…
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Illegal pork flowing into UK

AROUND 40,000 “ILLEGAL” pigs an hour will be entering the European food chain in January and bacon, ham and pizzas containing their meat is destined for Britain’s supermarkets, corner shops and restaurants, according to the National Pig Association (NPA).   The pigs will come from continental farms where sows are still confined in individual steel…
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